FUnctionality Sharing In Open eNvironments
Heinz Nixdorf Chair for Distributed Information Systems

Dr Bassem Bouaziz

Project Investigator

Sfax University



A deep learning-based approach for segmenting and counting reproductive organs from digitized herbarium specimen images using refined Mask Scoring R-CNN
Abdelaziz Triki, Bassem Bouaziz, Jitendra Gaikwad and Walid Mahdi
Tunisian-Algerian Joint Conference on Applied Computing (TACC 2021)
Tunisia 18.12.2021
PhenoDeep: A Deep Learning-Based Approach for Detecting Reproductive Organs from Digitized Herbarium Specimen Images
Abdelaziz Triki, Bassem Bouaziz, Jitendra Gaikwad, and Walid Mahdi
Proceedings of the International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP 2021): Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Deep leaf: Mask R-CNN based leaf detection and segmentation from digitized herbarium specimen images
Abdelaziz Triki, Bassem Bouaziz, Jitendra Gaikwad, and Walid Mahdi
Pattern Recognition Letters


Objects Detection from Digitized Herbarium Specimen based on Improved YOLO V3
Abdelaziz Triki, Bassem Bouaziz, Walid Mahdi, and Jitendra Gaikwad
15th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications
Malta 27.2.2020


Measuring Morphological Functional Leaf Traits From Digitized Herbarium Specimens Using TraitEx Software
Jitendra Gaikwad, Abdelaziz Triki, and Bassem Bouaziz
Biodiversity_Next 2019
Netherlands 13.6.2019


Refined Methodology for Accurately Detecting Objects from Digitized Herbarium Specimens
Triki, Abdelaziz; Bouaziz, Bassem; Gaikwad, Jitendra
Jena, Germany 20.12.2018
Specimen-GT tool: Ground Truth Annotation tool for herbarium Specimen images
Bassem Bouaziz, Rochdi ben Ali, Abdelaziz Triki, Jitendra Gaikwad
Jena, Germany 20.12.2018
TraitEx: tool for measuring morphological functional traits from digitized herbarium specimens
Jitendra Gaikwad, Abdelaziz Triki, Bassem Bouaziz, Hamdi Hamed, Jörn Hentschel
Jena, Germany 18.12.2018
BioOntoVis: An Ontology Visualization Tool
Nassira Achich, Alsayed Algergawy, Bassem Bouaziz and Birgitta König-Ries
21st International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management- EKAW
Nancy-France 12.11.2018

Completed Projects

BioDialog: Intercultural Dialog through Biodiversity Informatics
Ein Kooperationsprojekt der Universität Jena mit der Assiut University und der Ain Shams University, Ägypten und der Sfax University, Tunesien This project serves to prepare a more ambitious three-year project aiming to bring together two vital topics: data management on the one hand and biodiversity research on the other hand. The BioDialog project has the following main objectives: It aims firstly, to establish a scientific exchange, founded on regional expertise which allows understanding biodiversity and biodiversity informatics practices in their specific local context. Biodiversity and biodiversity informatics are common phenomena. However, they have different effects in different contexts which cannot…
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Managing Multimedia Data for Science (MAMUDS)
The MAMUDS (Managing Multimedia Data for Science) is a two year BMBF funded project under the  German-Tunisian Science and Technology Cooperation Research Project. The main aim of the project is to develop a multimedia data management platform for biodiversity domain, which will be later integrated with the open source research data management software BEXIS 2. The objectives of the project are- (1) to develop multimedia data management platform for specimens’ images from the herbarium Hausskneckt in FSU Jena, (2) extract diagnostic characters and select functional traits using image recognition methods and (3) annotate plant specimen images using extracted diagnostic characters…
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